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ellen's mother's deviled eggs

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Many times I watched my mother make her wonderful deviled eggs and I memorized the ingredients, if not the exact measurements. These measurements are a close estimate, but you may adjust to suit your own taste.

(3 ratings)
yield 16 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For ellen's mother's deviled eggs

  • 8 md
    eggs, hard boiled
  • 2 Tbsp
    hellman's mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1/4 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • pinch

How To Make ellen's mother's deviled eggs

  • 1
    Place 8 eggs in large pan. Fill with enough water to cover eggs. Bring to a boil over medium to high heat. When they start to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, uncovered.
  • 2
    Rinse eggs under cold water until cool enough to handle. Peel and cut in half lengthwise.
  • 3
    Carefully scoop out yolks and place into a medium bowl. Gradually add remaining ingredients to yolks (except paprika), stirring frequently and don't forget to taste-test until flavor is to your liking. Add ingredients slowly--you can always add more but you can't subtract once it's been added.
  • 4
    When filling is ready, spoon into empty egg white halves. Score with the back of a fork and sprinkle with a light dusting of paprika.